Modern British & Irish Art

Modern British & Irish Art

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Property from the Collection of Sir Michael Smurfit

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

The South Pacific

Auction Closed

November 23, 03:04 PM GMT

Estimate

200,000 - 300,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Collection of Sir Michael Smurfit

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

1871 - 1957

The South Pacific


signed JACK B. YEATS (lower right); titled (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

unframed: 61 by 91.5cm.; 24 by 36in.

framed: 85 by 115cm.; 33½ by 45¼in.

Executed in 1937.

Sold to Reeves Levanthal, U.S.A., 1946, returned in 1948 in exchange for Picnic Party Returning

Victor Waddington, London

Dr Pomeraniac

Sale, Sotheby's London, 11 November 1987, lot 105

Waddington Galleries, London

Sale, Adam's Dublin, 15 March 1990, lot 65

Sale, Sotheby's London, 16 May 2003, lot 90, where acquired by Sir Michael Smurfit

Hilary Pyle, Jack B. Yeats - A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, André Deutsch Ltd, London, 1992, vol. I, no.500, illustrated p. 457

Hilary Pyle, Jack B. Yeats - A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, André Deutsch Ltd, London, 1992, vol. III, no. 500, illustrated p. 216

Hilary Pyle, Jack B. Yeats - A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, Andre Deutsch Ltd, London, 1992, vol. III, no. 500, illustrated p. 216

Hilary Pyle, 'Jack B Yeats - A Complete Individualist', Irish Arts Review Yearbook, 1993, p. 97